Here are four key points to bear in mind regarding the House Immigration bill – the effort led by Speaker Ryan that reinforces Trump’s lying, panders to the Freedom Caucus, rolls the so-called Republican moderates, and does nothing to solve the crises caused by their President. This entire partisan House Republican effort to enact a… Continue »

Pili Tobar: “It’s a moment of truth for Republicans who say they want action” House Republican leaders, under pressure from moderates in swing districts to bring up the Dream Act, have caved to pressure from the Freedom Caucus and promised a vote on the far-right nativist bill authored by Rep. Robert Goodlatte (R-VA). It’s clear… Continue »

Republican leaders are laying bare the fact that their desire to maintain their hold on power vastly exceeds their interest in helping Dreamers or the country. The ongoing intra-GOP squabbling over the discharge petition, which is designed to force action on a vote for Dreamers, boils down the following: Republican leaders, including retiring Speaker of… Continue »

As momentum builds around the House discharge petition, an attempt spearheaded by Republicans to resolve their party’s created Dreamer crisis, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI-01) has issued yet another vague, empty promise for an immigration bill. This is just his latest thinly veiled attempt to squander a bipartisan solution for Dreamers and save the day for… Continue »

In his latest column, the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent delivers an insightful and sobering take on the latest Dream Act action happening on Capitol Hill. Read excerpts from the latest Greg Sargent’s column from The Washington Post below and find the entire piece here: In January of 2017, at a town hall meeting broadcast live to the nation on CNN,… Continue »

The following is a statement from America’s Voice Managing Director Pili Tobar, regarding Congressman Curbelo’s discharge petition for Dreamers: “In the 8 months since President Trump rescinded DACA, House Republican leadership has been unwilling to move legislation to provide overdue relief for Dreamers, and the House Republicans have, until now, failed to successfully pressure their… Continue »

In Juan Escalante’s latest column in HuffPost, he celebrates the latest federal court ruling in favor of DACA recipients, but calls on Trump and his fellow Republican leaders to do what only they can do: enact legislation that provides a permanent solution for Dreamers. Read excerpts from Juan’s column below and check out the piece… Continue »

The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Managing Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news and implications of yesterday’s Capitol Hill “Queen of the Hill” press conference about Dreamer legislation: “Are the Republican moderates behind the Queen of the Hill push posturing and looking for political cover? Or are they ready to throw down and… Continue »

A continuación compartimos el presente comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice: El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, Paul Ryan, ha dicho en repetidas ocasiones que quiere resolver la difícil situación de los Dreamers. Ha llegado el momento de la verdad. Si Ryan habla en serio sobre proteger a los Dreamers, estará… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director for America’s Voice: “Speaker Ryan has said repeatedly that he wants to resolve the plight of Dreamers. Now is the moment of truth. If Ryan is serious about protecting Dreamers, he will assent to the “Queen of the Hill” process demanded by a majority of… Continue »